Farmers Remain Focused on SRI Techniques amid COVID-19

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Liberian farmers under the Community of Hope Agriculture Project (CHAP) continue to farm, using the System of Rice Intensification (SRI) techniques, despite the COVID-19...

Firestone Outside Purchase Remains on Hold

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Rubber giant Firestone Liberia (FSLB) has announced plans to restart certain segments of its business but with a hold on outside purchase of rubber...

MOA Launches National Food Transport Permit System

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The Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) and the Executive Committee on COVID-19 (ECOC) have launched Liberia’s first Agriculture Transport Permit System, a tool that enables...

Firestone Liberia Resumes Operations

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Outside purchase of rubber remains on hold until further notice Firestone Liberia (FSLB) has announced the resumption of certain segments of its business. The company...

MOA Releases COVID-19 Food, Nutrition Security Situation Report

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The Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) has released its COVID-19 food and nutrition security situation report that seeks to inform stakeholders and the public on...

200 Community Animal, Human Health Volunteers Trained to Combat COVID-19

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... with funding from USAID-GHSA, FAO The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) says with funding from its partner, the United States Agency International Development- Global...

Agro-Development Group Buttresses COVID-19 Fight in Bong

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As the global novel Coronavirus continues to spread across Liberia, many local and international non-governmental organizations have joined the government to help curb the...

Liberia: Traditional Harvest Threatens Women’s Health in Small-scale Fisheries

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The Coronavirus pandemic has brought another setback to every sector of life across the world. In Liberia's challenged health system, many women are said...

LIFADCO to Lose Huge Quantities Of Cassava If…

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A local farming group, Liberia Farmers Development Cooperation (LIFADCO), is likely to lose huge quantities of cassava due to the lack of market amid...

President Weah Issues Executive Order to Re-establish the National Food Assistance...

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President George M. Weah has issued an executive order that reestablishes the National Food Assistance Agency (NFAA) to ensure the food security needs of...

MOA Releases Emergency Food Security Plan Amid COVID-19

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The Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) has released an emergency food security plan that seeks to strengthen production and to provide regular situational reports to...

NaFAA Negotiates Price Reduction with Fish Importers

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... to ensure food security amid COVID-19 in Liberia Amid the internal and external shocks on the Liberian economy as a result of the Coronavirus...

MOA Begins Lending Tractors to Smallholder Farmers Ahead of Planting Season

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A press release from the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA) has disclosed that the Ministry has begun lending farm tractors to smallholder farmers ahead of...

Farming Operations Exempted in Lockdown Counties

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Says President George Weah in State of Emergency declaration Farmers and other people working along the food-value chain in Montserrado, Margibi, Nimba and Grand Kru...

NaFAA Set to Open Competent Fisheries Laboratory

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-- To neet international standards The Director-General of the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority (NaFAA) has disclosed that all is set for the setting up...

Stakeholders in Agriculture Want Measures to Avoid Food Crisis

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Stakeholders in the agricultural sector of Liberia have expressed concerns over the government of Liberia's inability to ensure prompt measures for agriculture that could...

FUN Wants Collaborative Planning for Future of Fragile Agri-Sector

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The President of the Farmers Union Network of Liberia (FUN-L), Josephine George Francis, has said that a collective planning involving all stakeholders is essential...

AAIWUL, GVL Sign Agreement to Improve Workers Conditions

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The Agricultural, Agro-Processing and Industrial Workers Union of Liberia (AAIWUL) has signed a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) with Golden Veroleum Liberia (GVL) that is...

How Are Farmers Doing in the Midst of COVID-19?

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The Coronavirus outbreak in Liberia has just not unveiled the woes within country’s health sector but it has also unraveled the vulnerability of the...

NaFAA Fines Illegal Ivorian Fishermen US$5,000

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In an effort to deter illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing across Liberia, the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority (NaFAA) has fined an illegal...